Oil Prices Climb On Shocking OPEC Report

The surge of the Delta variant around the globe is set to partially delay oil demand recovery into the next year when robust economic growth and stronger recovery in fuel consumption will see global oil demand averaging 100.8 million barrels per day (bpd) and exceeding pre-COVID levels, OPEC said on Monday, raising its 2022 demand forecast by a shocking 900,000 bpd.